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Fred Morr

Fred Morr is Senior Operations Manager of RESCO Electronics in Acuna, Mexico, a manufacturer of electronic assemblies and value added reseller of auto ID equipment to original equipment manufacturers. Before joining RESCO in 2011, Fred owned and operated his own company MorrCo Enterprises LLC in Del Rio, TX/Acuna, Mexico, an organization specializing in contract assembly of PCB’s, cables and harnesses and was sold to RESCO Electronics in 2011. From 2001 to 2004, Fred was General Operations Manager of Sample Group South LLC in Del Rio, TX/Acuna Mexico, a company that manufactures books/cards for the textile and vinyl wall covering industry where he helped build a Mexican corporation and ensured compliance with NAFTA regulations for all US customs transactions. He was also the President of NAFTA, Inc. in Del Rio, TX/Acuna, Mexico from 1997-2001 where he helped them achieve ISO 9002 Certification for Fiber Optic Cable Assembly and restructured the company profile from consignment to turnkey supplier. Fred studied at the University of Texas, has taken numerous professional training courses, and is fluent in English, Spanish and German. He is married and lives in Del Rio, TX with his wife and children.

Recent Posts

Selecting a Mexican Manufacturer

Posted by Fred Morr on Feb 25, 2015 2:03:00 PM

choosing_manufacturerA difficult task for any company is reviewing bids and proposals for cables, harnesses, or electromechanical assemblies and determining the best to select.  The final cost, while key, is not the only important factor to consider. This is particularly true when proposals come from companies that are offering to complete the work at an offshore manufacturing facility.

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Topics: Manufacturing in Mexico, Supplier Selection

When Does Contract Manufacturing in Mexico Make Sense?

Posted by Fred Morr on Feb 12, 2015 2:25:00 PM

When you start to look for a contract manufacturing partner for cable assemblies, wire harnesses, and electromechanical sub-assemblies, you have to consider a number of different criteria. One of the most important but often misunderstood is the country in which production will take place. The location, perhaps more than any other single factor, will affect the overall cost. Asia has been one of the most sought after locations for production because it is believed to be the least expensive. However, logistics challenges, quality issues, and rising labor costs in Asia have led to Mexico becoming an extremely attractive option in many instances.

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Topics: Manufacturing in Mexico, Supply Chain and Procurement Strategies